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Skyline High School

Public | 9-12 | 1982 students

 

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Posted August 22, 2013

green academy during sophomore year is nice. the three teachers really try to teach their students.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 22, 2013

Skyline is pretty much like any other high schools in Oakland. Many students don't take advantage of the education given to them. There are some great teachers who loves their jobs and cares about the students, but our school just don't have enough money. I really like the location of Skyline compared to other high schools in Oakland.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 29, 2013

This is from student to student, in high school you'll get out what you put in. Skyline is no different. At skyline there are many kid who does not care for their education and will bring you down if you let them. However by no means should you avoid these kids, for there is very little bullying at Skyline. You should befriend them while keeping a distance so you are not influence by them negatively. There are many great teachers on campus that love their job and they're are a few bad ones. If you get in to a bad teacher's class do all you can to transfer its your life take action. One piece of advice, ask around of he/she is a good teacher students don't lie.


Posted July 26, 2013

clean beautiful some great teachers like Mr fry , Coach Salazar and Miss Lesnik Miss Arkin is always seen out working with students need some teachers who still care and want to help these kids safe school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 30, 2012

I've been impressed by the quality of teaching and the dedication of so many of my 2 students' teachers--who are willing to meet with my kids during lunch or after school, and some willing to offer special study sessions in the community for students. Such dedication! And in light of the always reduced funding in public schools, Skyline teachers often dig into their own pockets if donations from student families and the PTSA still can't fund what is needed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 12, 2012

The reason I give only two stars is because there is a lack of expectation at Skyline. The amount of homework for classes other than AP is minimal. Some of teachers are truly horrendous yet the school has done nothing about them. There are also some very good teachers though. An A is awarded for having done the work, not for having done an excellent job. Some of the classes I have observed are taught at the level of a 7th grade. It does a diservice to those students who expect to get a high school education and to be prepared for college. The teachers need to have a cohesive discipline policy and enforce it. I could never recommend that a parent send their kid to Skyline, not if there is another option.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted July 3, 2011

Hi my name is Mark Bulnes I am a SKYLINE alumni I thought SKYLINE was a very good school. I thought the teachers were vary professional and the teachers did not baby you. When I tell people I graduated from SKYLINE HIGH I say it vary much pride. MARK BULNES CLASS of 1980
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 1, 2011

Skyline high is a really wonderful place. I went there for three years, I moved which explains why I'm not there. Skyline is really nice, there are so many nice people and teachers. It has an overall good vibe to the campus. The forest-like environment is somewhat peaceful and calming. The teachers there range from being lazy to incredibly helpful. One teacher I had for French, Madame Dubois, really cared about us. She tried to push you to do your work. There are also many clubs and programs you can join. They even have a French student exchange program where you and your family can host a French student for a week. There are also many sports there and the Performing Arts department is wonderful as well. All in all, it's a really great school, way better that any other Oakland public high school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 17, 2010

This school is horrible. I attended this school for four years. The teachers are not as helpful as they should be. It seems like most teachers are there to just get their paycheck at the end of the week. The counselors are even worse. They never give you the right classes you need, so you have to go wait in a very, very long line or wait very, very long for the counselor to see you. These school counselors do not even counsel students. Also the security staff are ridiculously horrible. It is so easy to cut class at Skyline High. The security Staff are too friendly with the students, therefore they let students so whatever they please, unless they know they are being watched by their superiors.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 22, 2010

Skyline has some excellent class offerings for AP classes, a variety of academies, extracurricular activities, student clubs, and decent sport programs (although not competitive as NCS). There could be more parents attending PTSA meetings and other parent groups. The same handful of parents show up to meetings and volunteer when administration need support. If you are a parent/guardian of a Skyline student, you should volunteer at least 4-6 hours a month at their school. The campus is pretty clean and green. however, there is an ongoing problem with some students not going to class and hanging out on campus. Overall, I would recommend Skyline over some of the other public schools in Oakland. And, if your students are able to take AP classes, save your money from paying for them to go to private schools. Parent of a senior student.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 8, 2009

My daughter is a Junior this year (2009-2010), and I am so pleased at her 'suite' of teachers. She has a fabulous band teacher (Vince Toliver), his second year at the school. Ms. Mac for AP History, Mr. Jollymore for AP English, and Ms. Ostrom for AP Environmental Science are all tremendously dedicated and have great rapport with the students. I was thrilled at Back to School night to find out that Mr. Ng (her Chemistry teacher from last year) is the Junior class sponsor - he's a great teacher, also in his second year at Skyline. The kids are also dynamic and think for themselves. Come visit!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

great teachers and performing arts program
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2009

Skyline High is one of the best High Schools in the area. Each year, this school sends many of its graduates to elite Universities across the nation. The curriculum is by far superior compare to other High Schools in Oakland. My son was accepted to Many of the top Ivy Leagues, including Harvard, Yale and Princeton. I highly recommend sending your kids to Skyline instead of wasting money on Bishop O'Dowd and many of the private schools around.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2009

If ever there was a school that teaches students that life isn't always fair but that if you show up and work hard you can succeed, then this is the place. No silver spoon, sheltered, false sense of entitlement here. No need to have a 'diversity awareness day' like so many homogeneous private and suburban schools. It is probably one of the most socially and economically diverse schools in the country and the students are challenged to learn to work together each and every day. And, it is on top of a hill surrounded by spectacular open space so it has a one of a kind location. Is it perfect? No and that is it's best feature. It is all about instilling gritty self determination.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2009

The school is reinventing itself as we speak. Teachers and administrators truely care about the incoming students and are committed to their success, lots of academic as well as personal support. They address the whole person!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2009

Now Skyline High School can now be one of the Great High Schools in California under Mr. Sye's leadership and guidance. Also Skyline H.S. has one of the best track and field coaches in the world - Jamal Cooks, PhD (in Education). The track team competes on the National level with many elite runners getting the attention of many colleges nation wide. Due to great coaching and many blessings, I have a Nationally ranked hurdler in the 11th grade at Skyline taking several AP classes. The Skyline campus is a beautifully maintained 40 acres of land with many parent volunteers like myself who love being a part of the Skyline campus community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 23, 2009

Principal is new, however, he is providing great leadership! Given time, with his leadership, the school will once again become a great!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 28, 2009

Relax and send your kid to Skyline. The school has a super performing arts department, a ton of sports and clubs, many AP classes, and a lot of nice kids. It is a 'real' high school, unlike the experimental versions found all over Oakland these days. This year, Skyline is recovering from two previous years of an incredibly poor principal. Many of the teachers and parents are quite happy with the NEW principal who was brought in last summer, Mr. Albert Sye. He is definitely a professional. The school isn't perfect, and it deals with an assortment of problems seen in other public schools. However, the setting is spectacular, there are plenty of students staying on track, and the school is on its way up. It has served my children very well. I hope you come on board and help make the school even better. Parent with children in Class '06 and '11.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 9, 2008

One of the earlier reviews states that the AP classes aat Skyline are a joke which couldn't be more wrong. The College Board just sent out a notice that last year 53 Skyline students were 'AP Scholars' which means that they scored 3 or better (out of 5) on at least three AP exams. The AP classes at Skyline are varied and challenging and, as these results demonstrate, do an excellent job of preparing the students for the exam and for college.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 6, 2008

As a grad who still spends time in Oakland, the decline of Skyline pains me. The campus has become poorly maintained. The quality of the education has declined, as speaking to current students and grads quickly reveals life skills' deficiencies that they aren't even aware of. Time for change in the school's leadership and teaching staff........................for the sake of the students!


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API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

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Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 25% in 2013.

168 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 65% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Biology/Life Sciences

The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 58% in 2013.

411 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 38% in 2013.

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 62% in 2013.

389 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

187 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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The state average for Physics was 38% in 2013.

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In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 13% in 2013.

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Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 39% in 2013.

179 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Biology/Life Sciences

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Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

359 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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The state average for Earth Science was 35% in 2013.

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The state average for English Language Arts was 52% in 2013.

367 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

The state average for High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11) was 76% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

353 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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43%

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World History

The state average for World History was 46% in 2013.

367 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 15% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Biology/Life Sciences

The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 51% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Earth Science

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 48% in 2013.

311 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

The state average for High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11) was 49% in 2013.

163 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 50% in 2013.

317 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Fluent-English proficient and English only30%
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Gifted and talented57%
Parent education - not a high school graduate22%
Parent education - high school graduate35%
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Non-economically disadvantaged59%
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Parent education - not a high school graduate34%
Parent education - high school graduate46%
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World History

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Algebra II

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Males6%
African American2%
Asian13%
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Hispanic or Latino2%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged4%
Non-economically disadvantaged5%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability5%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only4%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented9%
Parent education - not a high school graduate4%
Parent education - high school graduate6%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduate4%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate13%
Parent education - declined to state5%

Biology/Life Sciences

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Chemistry

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Females15%
Males17%
African American6%
Asian36%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino11%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)41%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Non-economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disability4%
Students with no reported disability17%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only17%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented36%
Parent education - not a high school graduate12%
Parent education - high school graduate17%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)14%
Parent education - college graduate17%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate35%
Parent education - declined to state14%

Earth Science

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English Language Arts

All Students37%
Females42%
Males33%
African American25%
Asian58%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino31%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Non-economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disability25%
Students with no reported disability38%
English learner12%
Fluent-English proficient and English only42%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented74%
Parent education - not a high school graduate30%
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)44%
Parent education - college graduate42%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate62%
Parent education - declined to state35%

Geometry

All Students1%
Females0%
Males1%
African American1%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino0%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged1%
Non-economically disadvantaged0%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability1%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only1%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)5%
Parent education - college graduate0%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state0%

High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

All Students21%
Females26%
Males14%
African Americann/a
Asian28%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged14%
Non-economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability19%
English learnern/a
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Science

All Students37%
Females35%
Males39%
African American18%
Asian68%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino33%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)56%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability37%
English learner13%
Fluent-English proficient and English only41%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented62%
Parent education - not a high school graduate34%
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)36%
Parent education - college graduate34%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate65%
Parent education - declined to state38%

World History

All Students19%
Females17%
Males21%
African American12%
Asian38%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino11%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)44%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Non-economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disability13%
Students with no reported disability19%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only21%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented39%
Parent education - not a high school graduate9%
Parent education - high school graduate20%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)21%
Parent education - college graduate15%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate52%
Parent education - declined to state15%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Algebra II

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Students with no reported disability1%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only1%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduate8%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state0%

Biology/Life Sciences

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Females58%
Males41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino47%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
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Economically disadvantaged42%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
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Students with no reported disability50%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only53%
Migrant educationn/a
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Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state36%

Chemistry

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Females62%
Males75%
African Americann/a
Asian83%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability68%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
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Earth Science

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Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students38%
Females40%
Males35%
African American21%
Asian59%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino33%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Non-economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability38%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only41%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented75%
Parent education - not a high school graduate38%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)24%
Parent education - college graduate65%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate47%
Parent education - declined to state26%

Geometry

All Students3%
Females0%
Males5%
African American0%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino6%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged0%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
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Students with no reported disability3%
English learnern/a
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Migrant educationn/a
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Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
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Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

All Students24%
Females23%
Males24%
African American5%
Asian43%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino12%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)42%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Non-economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability24%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only23%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented42%
Parent education - not a high school graduate19%
Parent education - high school graduate31%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)17%
Parent education - college graduate29%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate64%
Parent education - declined to state11%

Physics

All Students16%
Females11%
Males20%
African American5%
Asian33%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino18%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Non-economically disadvantaged13%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability18%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only17%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented39%
Parent education - not a high school graduate11%
Parent education - high school graduate28%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)6%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state16%

U.S. History

All Students30%
Females31%
Males30%
African American18%
Asian44%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino28%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Non-economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability33%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only33%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented68%
Parent education - not a high school graduate30%
Parent education - high school graduate36%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)17%
Parent education - college graduate51%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate29%
Parent education - declined to state25%

World History

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
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Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
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Migrant educationn/a
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Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 83% in 2013.

394 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

389 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students' skills in English language arts and mathematics. The results for grade 10 students taking the test for the first time are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The CAHSEE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of California. Students must pass all parts of the CAHSEE in order to graduate from high school. If they do not pass it the first time, students have multiple opportunities to retake the test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students71%
Females74%
Males67%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American65%
Asian85%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)90%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Economic Status Unknown73%
Students with disability31%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner32%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students70%
Females72%
Males69%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American62%
Asian98%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino62%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)87%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Economic Status Unknown81%
Students with disability34%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner46%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students' skills in English language arts and mathematics. The results for grade 10 students taking the test for the first time are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The CAHSEE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of California. Students must pass all parts of the CAHSEE in order to graduate from high school. If they do not pass it the first time, students have multiple opportunities to retake the test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 35% 7%
Hispanic 28% 51%
Asian 22% 11%
White 10% 27%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 52%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Troy Johnston
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  • (510) 482-7296

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12250 Skyline Blvd.
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